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Principal's Message

The staff at Waitz Elementary School welcomes you and your family to the 2019-2020 School Year. We are committed to doing all we can to make this school year a successful experience for every student.

Here at Waitz we take pride in developing our students, teachers, parents and administrators to be the best they can be! This will be my first year serving as Principal at Waitz, and we will soar to new heights each year. All of our initiatives are centered around our district and campus Mission and Vision Statement which centers on student success!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at (956) 323-6600 jreyna27@mcisd.org

Thank you,

Mrs. Jessica Reyna-Garza

News & Announcements

Project RESSPECT: Disagreeing Appropriately/Discordar apropiadamente

Social Skill of the Week: Disagreeing Appropriately

The Project RESSPECT social skill for this week is "Disagreeing Appropriately". All students are encouraged to practice "Disagreeing Appropriately" in the classroom and at home!

Parents, please check out the 6 simple steps to assist your student in learning our Social Skill of the Week!
Christmas Countdown Student Activities

Christmas Countdown Student Activities

We will begin our Christmas Countdown Student Activities on Monday, December 16th! All students are encouraged to participate in the daily activities! Please see click picture for details!
Thanksgiving Break November 25-29

Thanksgiving Holiday Break - November 25th-29th

In order to celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday, there will be no school November 25th - 29th! We hope that everyone has a safe and restful break! We are so thankful for all our Waitz families!!

*Students return to school on Monday, December 2nd.
Benchmark Testing - 4th & 5th Grade

Benchmark Testing - 4th & 5th Grade - November 19th/20th

All 5th Grade student will be Benchmark Testing on Tuesday, November 19th, and Wednesday, November 20th.

All 4th Grades students will be Benchmark Testing on Wednesday, November 20th.

As always, attendance is very important! Please make sure your student arrives to school on time!
*Parents/Guardians will not be allowed to eat with students during lunch times.
Drug Awareness and Bully-Free parent presentation

Drug Awareness & Bully-Free Parent Presentation - November 19th

The Parent Center will be hosting a Drug Awareness and Bully-Free presentation to build awareness in our community. The objective is to create awareness in our community. November 19th, 1:30-2:30 PM.

El centro del padres organizara una presentación gratuita sobre la concientización de drogas y la intimidación. El objetivo es crear conciencia en nuestra comunidad. 19 de noviembre, 1:30-2:30 PM.

Upcoming Events

UIL Meet

Location: Cavazos Elementary
Dec 14

UIL Practice

Time: 3:30 PM – 5 PM
Location: Waitz Elementary
Dec 17

D.I. Practice

Time: 3:30 PM – 5 PM
Location: Waitz Elementary
Dec 18
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Fast Facts

  • Open enrollment full-day pre-K
  • 1,076 Professional Certifications Earned by Students
  • 12,000 College hours earned by class of 2017
  • Robotics Programs compete Nationally